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Senior Broker Assistant

Are you experienced within Commercial Insurance and are seeking an exciting new opportunity?

Do you want to work for a rapidly growing business who offer a fantastic working environment and progression opportunities?

Do you possess exceptional communication skills and pride yourself on your ability to effectively manage new and existing business relationships?

Our client

Our client is a well-respected Insurance Brokerage based in Warwickshire and are looking for a Senior Broker Assistant to join their team. The role can be offered on a hybrid basis.

Our client has been established since 2003 and have considerable experience of working with all different types of insurance. Our client believes in more than just protecting their clients. They believe in making sure that they provide practical solutions that reflects their clients real-life circumstances. They pride themselves on being open and honest and they ensure that they build strong and effective relationships with everyone they work with so they can properly understand their clients business.

The Role

Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Broker and act as a focal point to the officer team in the Directors absence.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Gather information from existing clients, assessing their insurance needs and risk profile
  • Research insurance companies' policies and negotiate with underwriters to find the most suitable insurance for your clients at the best price
  • Foresee our clients' insurance needs, such as policy renewals or amendments
  • Arrange specialised types of insurance cover in complex cases. This may involve preparing reports for insurance underwriters and surveyors and negotiating with insurers
  • Advise our clients on risk management and help to devise new ways to mitigate risks, for example, by adding security measures such as fencing, surveillance cameras or lighting to commercial properties to reduce the likelihood of a break-in
  • Build and maintain ongoing relationships with our clients
  • Acquire new clients and win accounts against competitors
  • Keep up to date with changes in the insurance market and in our clients' industries

Qualifications and Experience

You will need to have a minimum of 5 years experience within the insurance industry and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will have great attention to detail and will be very organised. We are looking for a self-starter who is able to work under their own initiative but also able to work as part of a team.

Ideally you will hold a CII Certificate in Insurance and/or IFS School of Finance Certificate of Regulated General Insurance (CeRGI) or be willing to study for this.

Kenilworth, England, UK